Neptune Ship Management

The Team

Mr. K.Srinivas Patnaik: Managing Director & CEO

Has more than 20years of combined sailing and shore technical management experience with reputed ship owners and managers. Has been a Technical Manager operating about 20ships at any given time and has been directly managing all kinds of tankers (Petroleum & Chemical & LPG) and dry cargo ships (Cape size, Panamax, Handymax, Box shaped). Has excellent relationship with various shipyards all over the world and is experienced in handling major repairs to hull, propeller, crank shafts and rudders/carriers etc. First hand experience in handling the TMSA (Tanker Managers Self Assessment) requirements and effectively clearing vetting inspections with excellent result.


Capt Ashwani Singhania: Director & General Manager

Has more than 25years of experience in shipping & Maritime. Health & Safety formed a core part of his shore experience, having worked in major ship management companies based in Singapore. He is also an Accredited ISO9000 trainer and represents several Flags for issuing their certifications. He has amassed a lot of experience in MLC matters and holds a distinctive position. He has also founded one of the largest growing companies based in India, which is an associate company.


Ms Vanita Varadkar: Asst Manager - Operations & QHSSE 

Has 12years of combined sailing and shore operations experience. She has been involved with tanker and bulker operations ashore. She has been involved in creating & implementing the SMS systems over the years. Monitoring efficient operations of the vessels including bunker optimizing, bunker consumption across the fleet have been her specialisation. Risk assessment and Root cause analysis have been her strong assets, and has been instrumental in upgrading the company's SMS systems. 


Mr Joydeep Shome: Chief Financial Controller

Qualified Cost Accountant [ICWAI] with hardcore 20 years of experience in Finance & Accounting field, out of which 7 years’ experience have been in Shipping Industry. Well conversant with corporate accounts including MIS/ Budgeting/ CAPEX/ OPEX/ Creditors control/ Fund Management/ settlement of Vessel Managers Claim etc. Handled Statutory & Tax Audit with Delloitte & KPMG.


Capt Aloke Mukherjee: Head of Commercial (based in India)

Has sailing experience as a Master Mariner for over 35years of leading flagged companies. He has also worked ashore as a head of a Swiss company, who was in a joint venture with Strong Hold Holdings of Nigeria in the commodity business in West Africa, as well as in London and Geneva. He was involved in fixing vessels for charter while bringing cargo of par boiled rice from Bangkok and Yangon (Myanmar), Beet Root sugar from France and canned sugar from Brazil.


Capt Rajeev Ranjan: General Manager - Commercial (based in India)

Has 25 years of combined sailing experience on chemical tankers and shore based operations. He has vast experience in handling Oil major vetting inspections, sale/purchase and ISM implementation. He is an expert in chemical tanker tank cleaning and in preparations for loading various kinds of chemical cargo.


Shekhar Ghudekar: Head of Crewing (based in India)

Has more  than 40years of experience sailing onboard and working onshore in various positions including crewing, travel and operations management. Core expertise has been in crewing while he was heading a major crewing company based in Mumbai. He has also been a Ship broker and has established a good relationship with ship owners. 


Neehaar Singhal: Administrative Accounts Assistant (Business)

He is from Accounting & Finance background. Graduated with a global accounting qualification ACCA from London School of Business & Finance, Singapore and BSc (Honours) in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Commerce from University of Mumbai. He is trained for MYOB, a software for Computerised Accounting, and has gained adquate experience in Business Development while working for a Singapore – registered company. He is self – motivated and willing to learn new things. 

Georgios Markoglou: Business Development Consultant (based in Greece)

Has more than 15 years of combined sailing and shore experience. Having served as a Hellenic Navy Logistics and Financial Officer and with an educational background in Economics (Bachelors) and Shipping Finance and Trade (Masters). He has a wide experience in logistics operations, supply chain management and financial management. He is also an accredited ISM internal auditor by B.V.


Ms Shelvi: Technical Assistant (Purchase)

Has been working with reputed ship management companies and handling purchase and contracts for the past 10years. Has been working with Singapore Navy and well versed with several softwares and planned maintenance systems.


Mr Haja: Company Security Officer

Has been working with the Singapore police for many years and has extensive experience in handling agency operations in and around Singapore & Far East. 

Ms Suit Fun Lee: Sr Accounts Executive

Has more than 35years of experience in accounting. Has worked with one of the large shipping company that has presence worldwide and single handedly managed the finance department.


Ms Hanifa: Accounts Executive

Graduate with Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from the Yangon Institute of Economics. Have done extra courses in LCCI Diploma, MYOB computerized accounting and ACCA Part 1. Has been working for companies and has working experience in different positions in accounts management. Well versed with the accounting procedures and preparing variance reports as required by the different owners. 


Ms Sandhya Jaiswal: Director - Legal & Public Relations

With a first class degree in law and has been a practicing advocate in the Kolkata High court. Has been associated with a major bank in Singapore.


Management & Marine Consultancy Services (Singapore): 

Capt. Naveen Satanand Singhal is our specialist (JAG Consultants plc) based in Singapore for audits of ISO 9001, 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 50001, TMSA, OVMSA, ISM, SIRE, CDI, OVID, MLC2006, SEEMP, Risk Assessment, RCA & Marine Accident/Incident investigation